14 April 2014

Delegates out in force for aid effectiveness meeting, but report claims support for Busan principles not matched by headway.

Jonathan Glennie: Will competing UN and OECD partnerships stymie aid effectiveness? Helder Da Costa: New...

Delegates out in force for aid effectiveness meeting, but report claims support for Busan principles not matched by headway.

Jonathan Glennie: Will competing UN and OECD partnerships stymie aid effectiveness?
Helder Da Costa: New deal for fragile states needs time and political commitment to flourish

A gaggle of world leaders, diplomats, NGOs, corporate representatives and thinktanks will descend on a Mexico City conference centre this week to continue their search for new solutions to old problems.

According to the UK's international development secretary, Justine Greening, the first high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC), represents an "incredibly important opportunity" to ensure that poor countries receive the skills and investment needed to end their dependency on aid.

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